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Barry (Dan Fogler) uses his go-to pick-up line on an un-receptive lady.TM & © Relativity Media (2011)Buy Movie: The Art of War - Details: Take Me Home Tonight (2011) - Anna Faris, Topher Grace, Dan FoglerDirector: Michael DowseProducer: Dany Wolf, Sarah Bowen, Topher GraceScreenwriter: Jackie Filgo, Jeff Filgo, Topher GraceFilm Description: Take Me Home Tonight is a 2011 American retro comedy film starring an ensemble cast including Topher Grace, Anna Faris, Teresa Palmer, Dan Fogler, and Michelle Trachtenberg. The film was written by the writers of That '70s Show and directed by Michael Dowse. The title spawns from the Eddie Money song of the same name, also played in the theatrical trailer. Shooting began on the week starting February 19, 2007, in Phoenix, Arizona. The film received its wide theatrical release on March 4, 2011.Plot: Set in 1988, the film begins in a music store with recent MIT graduate Matt Franklin (Topher Grace), his twin sister Wendy (Anna Faris), and his best friend Barry Nathan (Dan Fogler) as they try to figure out when to see Matt's dream girl Tori Fredreking (Teresa Palmer). Following graduation, Matt has been working at a Suncoast Video store while trying to figure out what to do with his life. While working one day, Tori randomly walks into the store. When she asks him where he works, he lies and tells her he's at Goldman Sachs. Tori then invites him to a Labor Day weekend party held by Wendy's boyfriend Kyle Masterson (Chris Pratt). Matt, Barry and Wendy drive to the party later that night, but before they arrive, Barry steals a car from the dealership where he got fired from earlier in the day.At the party, Matt runs into Carlos (Demetri Martin), a high school classmate who actually works at Goldman Sachs. Barry tries the cocaine Matt found in the stolen car, and is involved in a dance battle, after which Kyle proposes to Wendy. Then Matt and Barry leave with Tori and her friends to a business party in Beverly Hills. On the drive to the party, Tori tells Matt that her boss, Peter (Michael Ian Black) hired her just to see her naked. At the party, Tori reveals to Matt that she hates her job. Matt and Tori leave the party, enter the backyard of a neighbor's home, and jump on a trampoline where they play truth or dare. When they get too far, Matt ends up sleeping with her. Then, Matt tells Tori the truth about to his job, causing Tori to become upset and leave.During the drive back to Kyle's party, Barry tells Matt that he should have that one night of enjoyment. Barry snorts cocaine that was hidden in the glove compartment in the car they stole. He persuades Matt to do it despite driving the car. Matt gets distracted which ends up crashing the car. When they get pulled over by Matt's father (Michael Biehn), he damages the car even more to say that Matt should be working for a better company to pay off all the damages. Mr. Franklin lets them off with a warning when they should have been in jail. He tells Matt to take a shot at anything in life.Back at Kyle's party, Wendy applied for graduate school in England at the University of Cambridge and is scared to open the admissions decision letter. Kyle opens the letter for her, and tells her that she has been rejected.Matt and Barry walk back to Kyle's party, where Matt tries to tell Tori he was sorry for lying to her, but Tori is unwilling to forgive him. After one party goer decides not to ride the ball, Matt raises his hand and volunteers to take his place. The ball damages several cars and goes off the road, coming to rest in a neighbor's pool. Matt nearly drowns but gets up back in time. He then tells Tori he wants her number but if he is being too weird, he can leave her alone. Tori is impressed by Matt's boldness by deciding to ride the ball, and he ends up getting Tori's number. Wendy, who didn't want Matt to ride the ball, ends up breaking up with Kyle.As morning comes, Matt gets the card with Tori's number, and Mr. Franklin finds Matt's Suncoast Video name tag in the pool where the ball stopped rolling, and the youth life for all those twenty-year olds who showed up at the party to say it is time for adulthood.